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Puerto Morelos Highlights
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A cozy spot for fishing, Puerto Morelos will also delight outdoor enthusiasts with snorkeling, zoos, and gardens.
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Cruises from Puerto Morelos

Situated along the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Puerto Morelos is an incredible starting point for your next cruise! Having started out as a small fishing village, Puerto Morelos is now the ultimate destination for vacationing. Plus, it’s located within close proximity to Cancun and Playa del Carmen, two fabulous resorts that can enhance your experience even further. Puerto Morelos is the perfect place for diving, snorkeling, fishing, and most importantly, spending time at the beach! There are also a few interesting inland attractions, such as a crocodile petting zoo, ancient Mayan ruins, and breathtaking gardens. Being a coastal city, you can expect most restaurants to have an emphasis on seafood with a Mexican-style twist!

A great time to visit Puerto Morelos for nice weather is between November and March.

There are no cruises currently offered that depart from Puerto Morelos. Check out our Cruises from Cozumel page for information on Cozumel, a popular nearby port that is currently offering cruises departing from it. Feel free to contact us if you'd like a recommendation on an alternate option.

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Things to do near Puerto Morelos

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Puerto Morelos along with a brief description:

♦ Croco Cun Zoo

If you’ve ever wanted to check petting a crocodile off your bucket list, now is your chance! Croco Cun Zoo is a unique animal sanctuary where you can see and interact with a number of animals, including crocodiles. Some of the other animals you can come across include snakes, deer, monkeys, talking parrots, and more! Tour guides are happy to provide you with insight and answer any questions you have. This is a wonderful family activity, as many children are easily interested in holding and feeding the animals.

♦ Jardin Botanico Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin

Another highly-rated destination in Puerto Morelos is Jardin Botanico Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin. These beautiful botanic gardens feature a few ancient Mayan ruins in addition to plants, flowers, and trees, a hanging bridge, observation tower, and bee colonies, which makes this a highly unique attraction. You can also discover more about the Mayans and their use of plants in their culture. You also have a great chance at spotting native wildlife, including iguanas, monkeys, and birds while walking through the jungle. This is a great way to spend some time in nature when you need a break from the beaches!

♦ Playa Publica

While Puerto Morelos is filled with tons of beautiful beaches, one of the most popular is Playa Publica. This wonderful stretch of beach features white sands, calm waters, plenty of shade, and some nice nearby restaurants. Since the waves at this beach tend to be mild, this is an excellent destination for families who are traveling with small children who want to play in the water. Additionally, the waters are perfect for activities such as fishing and snorkeling!

Average Monthly Weather for Puerto Morelos


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